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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Brussels, Belgium

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 1706   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The world's classic Gueuze. A blend of one, two, and three year-old lambics creates a second fermentation in the bottle. The champagne of Belgium. In contrast, the Lou Pepe Gueuze is a blend of three 2-year-old lambics.

Newer vintages are labeled "Organic Gueuze", "100% Lambic Bio" or "Classic Gueuze".


FUNK's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FUNK (120) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2003
Picked this one up after the Chicago real ale festival, fuckin great time! Anyway, a good gueuze. It was tart with a slight winey taste, lots of foam with the pour.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Prolitariat777 (54) - St george, Utah, USA - JUL 30, 2015
World class yes, sour patch art lemon aroma. Great super dry champagne like palate. Taste of salty goaty cheesy funk. Ends of a super tart mango dry finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drmet (271) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUL 26, 2015
bottled on: 08.12.12 drank on: 26.07.15 L: -pours a slightly hazy golden with a small,quickly dissipating,foamy,white head -low to medium carbonation visible S: -oak,musty,hay,wheat,lemons,grapes,pe tanin bitterness -not too sour F: -medium to high carbonation -light to medium body O: Damn good Lambic

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cmoore8241 (3) - Greer, South Carolina, USA - JUL 26, 2015 does not count
This beer is fantastic. Love the smell, the look, and the way it drys out your mouth.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (1941) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2015
tried 3 different cantillons and didnt care for any of them. apparently this just isnt my kinda thing.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
raoulvos (19) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2015
tart lemony, hay, complex like any other geuze. taste is tart, complex, musty notes, breadiness. long lingering tartness MF; soft creamy, carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (1588) - Haderslev, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2015
Slightly hazy dark golden. Small white head, sparkling. Acetic aroma, fruity and funky. Sour, acetic flavour. Lemon with a sharp sourness and a tart, bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AtronSeige (966) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 12, 2015
Aroma: Medium sourness, barnyard, tart. Light spicy, peppery. Appearance: Slightly hazy gold body. Small, off-white head. Flavour: Medium-light sourness, light barnyard, tart. Well balanced. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium-high carbonation. Overall: Good beer. Still not a style I want to drink many of, but definitely 375 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 17E. Gueuze

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vells (1000) - Riga, LATVIA - JUL 11, 2015
Classy geuze! Bit acidic fruity - berry like sourness. Lovely lemon, mango, wood. Finishes more tart and quite dry. Enjoyable brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartzluke (329) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Bottled 1 Dec, 2014; drunk 10 July, 2015 at Känguruh in Vienna, Austria. 0.375l pour into Belgian challice. Pours a bright orange, moderately hazy, with no head to speak of. Nose is musty. Like a winter coat pulled out of the closet in August. Barnyard and dirt. Maybe even a hint of manure or moldy cheese. These don’t sound like good things, but strangely they work fairly well. Body is thin, crisp, and tart. Biting. Taste is intense. Starts out tart and gets tarter. Tastes like sour oranges, maybe sour cherry, some hay, and ends with a bit of dirt. Hard for me to describe accurately beyond intense. Complex. A beer made for sipping.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ksmoriya (7) - Santos, BRAZIL - JUL 8, 2015 does not count
My favorite! This gueuze is special. And if you have the chance to taste it at Cantillon, in Brussels, the experience is even more magnificent.


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